Senior Project Planner

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Date: 19 Nov 2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432783 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Main Responsibilities:

• Timely delivery of all planning deliverables

• Build the project schedule based on the internal WBS standard, contractual objectives, and data provided by the PrPM.

• Contribute with the PrPM to Earned Value Management.

• Highlight and manage the critical path and risks related to the project schedule.

• Include interfaces with partners and the Client in the project schedule.

• Analyze the project schedule to identify gaps or issues.

• Participate in periodic project planning sessions.

• Provide an updated schedule status in a timely manner, highlighting the gap between actual and reference.

• Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths), including schedule risk status and margin.

• Prepare the schedule and progress reports for the PrPM or Partners.

• Comply with standard project planning procedures

• Contribute to feedback and continuous improvement, share best practices, and plan models

• Detail the tender schedule based on reference library models, gap analysis, business commitments, and PXO (Project Business Organization) tender strategy.


Performance Measures:

• On-time delivery of schedule analysis for tender team decisions: critical paths for major milestones, planning risks, standard metrics measuring schedule robustness.

• List of potential gaps between the project schedule defined in the tender and the reference library schedule of the platform.

• Approved project baseline (internally and by the Client).

• On-time delivery of all deliverables requested to meet RFP requirements

• Regular and consistent schedule updates with potential delay analysis.

• Standard metrics measuring schedule robustness.


Educational Qualifications 

Engineering degree or degree in Business Administration/Management is an asset.

Practical experience of generating and maintaining schedules in MS Project , Primavera P6 software, Planisware and others  

Railway industrial experience will be an advantage.

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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